Payers reduce prior authorizations
Some payers are scaling back requirements for certain codes, including genetic testing, cataract surgeries, and physical therapy.
Data breaches are bigger for third parties
Although providers experience three times as many breaches as their business associates, breaches at third-party companies have an outsized impact.
New nonprofit validates digital health solutions
The freshly launched Peterson Health Technology Institute will independently evaluate the clinical and economic impact of digital health solutions.
Virtual prescribing limits reconsidered
Reacting to more than 38,000 public comments, the DEA says it’s now open to considering special registration for controlled substance prescriptions via telehealth.
Remote patient monitoring
Most wearables stuck as well-being tools
Wearables hold immense potential for chronic disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. But clinical-use approvals haven’t kept pace with adoption rates.
Multi-user software connects caregivers
When software teams they build their product for multiple caregivers, they not only create a stickier experience; they connect people.
HTI 1: A barrier to patients’ data access?
Former ONC Chief Donald Rucker says ONC’s proposed HTI 1 rule allows EHRs to “information block” modern software, which spells bad news for digital health apps.
New from Redox
Redox partners with Databricks
The new partnership leverages Redox Nova™ and the Databricks Lakehouse to connect diverse healthcare data and accelerate advanced analytics.
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